July 15, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 27


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

07/22/2015 - Extending & Enhancing GenoLogics Clarity LIMS

Learn the capabilities and features of GenoLogics Clarity LIMS that make it so powerful and how it can be successfully extended and enhanced through its API.

Resourcing Your LIMS Project for Success

Resourcing your LIMS Implementation Project - Get the scoop on Who is needed, How many, and Where they come from.
 Recent News

07/15/2015 - RURO Announces FreezerPro® RFID Kit version 3

RURO, Inc., a leading LIMS, RFID and sample management solutions provider announces the release of FreezerPro® RFID Kit version 3 to track valuable laboratory samples.

07/14/2015 - NovoPath™ Dashboard Provides "Real-Time" Views of Lab Data So Managers Can Identify Operational Bottlenecks Before They Become Problems

NovoPath, Inc. announces the addition of the NovoPath™ Dashboard to its NovoPath™ Anatomic Pathology Software Platform. The Dashboard provides lab managers a quick and reliable, at-a-glance view of operational data, enabling them to monitor progress, anticipate bottlenecks and avoid potential problems throughout the lab.

07/14/2015 - Sunquest and TriCore Partner to Develop Innovative Diagnostic Technologies

Sunquest Information Systems announced a new strategic partnership with TriCore Reference Laboratories to jointly develop state-of-the-art diagnostic laboratory software to support population health, precision medicine and integration pathology.

07/09/2015 - ACD/Labs and IDBS Partnership Delivers Live Analytical Data to ELN Interface

ACD/Labs, a Toronto-based chemistry software company, and IDBS, a leading global provider of advanced software for R&D organizations, today announced a new partnership to deliver an enhanced analytical sciences environment for IDBS Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) users in the chemistry and biology space.

07/08/2015 - Cerner to Replace Department of Defense's Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) has selected Cerner, which competed and successfully won an award, to replace the Military Health System's (MHS) existing anatomic pathology laboratory information system.

07/08/2015 - Freezerworks 2015 Integrates Freezerworks Basic and Unlimited Into One Platform

Freezerworks announces the release of Freezerworks 2015, a major upgrade of the popular and long standing sample management program. The upgrade offers advanced patient data management and security along with a number of feature improvements in usability. The upgrade also integrates its two laboratory sample management programs, Basic and Unlimited, into a new single platform. Current owners will be able to upgrade their versions of either product into one of three editions. The single integrated platform offers a greater number of features for current users of both programs.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

07/13/2015 - Solicitation - Laboratory Information Management System

The Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, is looking to replace their current Laboratory Information Management System (a heavily customized instance of MiniLims from BioTeam, Inc) as it is no longer supported and the large number of samples produced has led to performance issues with this system

07/06/2015 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

Laboratory Information Management System for the Miss. Department of Health.

06/17/2015 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS),

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ): to obtain pricing and a contract for a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), including installation of software, training and data migration of legacy data held by the agency.
 The LIMS Book

2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics Released

The LIMSforum group has released the 2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics. The electronic and print versions of the book are available at http://www.limsbook.com The eBook version is free. You can also send it to your Kindle. This new 2015 edition has over 400 pages of information with tons of information on features and functions for LIMS and LIS and complete vendor directories for LIMS, LIS, ELN, SDMS and CDMS products. There are over 30 LIMS vendors with complete pricing information as well. This resource is compiled from our LIMSwiki.org site so you will want to check back often as we will be releasing subsequent editions as the community updates the information. Any vendors who wish to be listed can do so by submitting your information and price lists to the LIMSwiki.org editor. Do get your free copy at: http://www.limsbook.com We also have a completely new site for the LIMSbook. It has many other books you will be interested in and all of them are completely free and open access. We will be adding a facility soon to allow you to create, publish and share your books freely. Also be sure and check out our search facilities. They will help you find just the information you need from our growing list of knowledge bases.


 Upcoming Events

08/18/2015 - Next Generation Dx Summit

The Next Generation Dx Summit, entering its seventh year, brings together more than 800 diagnostics professionals from across the world, providing comprehensive programming and valuable networking opportunities. Spanning from clinical diagnostics to business strategy, this year’s expanded program encompasses predictive cancer biomarkers, companion diagnostics, infectious disease, point-of-care, pharmacy-based diagnostics, cell-free DNA, commercialization, cancer immunotherapy, and reimbursement.

08/03/2015 - The Bioprocessing Summit

The 2015 Bioprocessing Summit plans to unite 750+ attendees from 30+ countries for five days of inspiring presentations and solutions. The Bioprocessing Summit brings together international leaders to discuss today's bioprocess issues from cell line selection to manufacturing. The Summit provides practical details in a relaxed, congenial atmosphere that promotes information exchange and networking.

07/29/2015 - OSEHRA Open Source Summit

Join the Premier Open Source Health IT Summit! Looking to gain expertise in both public and private sector open source health IT? Want to collaborate on global state-of-the-art solutions for electronic health records, and population health tool development? Need access to domestic and international market opportunities? Then OSEHRA’s 4th annual Open Source Summit, held just outside of Washington, DC from July 29-31, 2015, is the place for you.
 Upcoming Webcasts

07/24/2015 - Managerial Primer for Assuring Information Security

07/22/2015 - FDA Export Certificates for Medical Devices

 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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